The Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, ends this Sunday. It is a marketplace for independent film, with moviemakers trying to find buyers. This year, they’re pitching a movie industry that’s still reeling from two major strikes and is working to find its footing in the wake of the pandemic.
Josh Braun has nine documentaries premiering at Sundance this year. He runs Submarine, a sales, production and distribution company.
He says last year the appetite for docs at the festival was kind of muted, but this year, “the marketplace is starting to get a pulse.”
“You just don’t know